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Hill Fields

A Grade II Listed Building in Kempley, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9592 / 51°57'33"N

Longitude: -2.4901 / 2°29'24"W

OS Eastings: 366417

OS Northings: 229078

OS Grid: SO664290

Mapcode National: GBR FW.LNYF

Mapcode Global: VH86C.S0FX

Entry Name: Hill Fields

Listing Date: 17 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1341972

English Heritage Legacy ID: 125952

Location: Kempley, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL18

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Kempley

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Upton Bishop

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 62 NE

8/134 Hill Fields


Former farmhouse, now house. First half C17, extended late C17,
possibly later, altered C19, late C20. Timber framing on stone
plinth, part brick nogged, part wattle and daub. Slate roof.
Five bays, 1½ storeys, one room deep, leanto to part of rear.
Front: large external stone chimney on right return, leanto random
rubble stone extension to front, originally oven. Framing 3
panels high to eaves. On right double French doors (C20); 2
narrow panels to left, projecting timber from original porch,
blocked doorway. Above 2-light casement in gabled dormer: roof
slightly lower to left of blocked doorway. C20 door, under half-
glazed late C20 leanto porch: 3-light casement to left; evidence
of beams being tenoned through studs on left: wall timbers
numbered. Two 3-light casements: late C20 double garage doors
replacing earlier doors. Above rooflight, 2-light casement in
leanto dormer. Left gable tie beam truss, collar with V struts
over. Internally, on right large stone fireplace, marks from
knife sharpening on stone on right. Roof one pair purlins, square
ridge. Left end reported to have been used as a cowhouse by C20.
Rear framing survives intact. Main front may be of 3 periods,
certainly of 2. Leanto conservatory at right end not of special

Listing NGR: SO6641729078

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